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Self Destruction of Puritanism

Summary: Puritanism through its strict principles destroyed itself.
Puritanism bore within itself the seeds of it's own destruction. The seventeenth century in American history witnessed the arrival of a devout religious group known as the Puritans to the New England area. In the early to mid 1600's, Puritanism presented the most consistent development of Calvinist theology. But Puritanism was more than a systematic theology book with the stipulations of the Reformed faith. However, by the end of the seventeenth century things would begin to fall apart for the Puritans. The theological decline of the Puritanism occurred for two reasons: their elaborate and strict theological doctrines and their compromising efforts to liberalize membership requirements.

The elaborate and strict theological doctrines of Puritanism led to it's eventually decline.The early Puritans wanted a "city upon a hill" that would serve as an example to all other Christians. They wanted to build a perfect society. They believed...

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